Bell County, Texas

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Bell County is a county located in the central part of the U.S. state of Texas.wikipedia
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Killeen, Texas

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Bell County is part of the Killeen–Temple, Texas, Metropolitan Statistical Area. The state founded Central Texas College in 1965 in Killeen.
Killeen is a city in Bell County, Texas, United States.

Temple, Texas

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Bell County is part of the Killeen–Temple, Texas, Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Temple is a city in Bell County, Texas, United States.

Belton, Texas

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Its county seat is Belton.
The city is on the Interstate 35 corridor between Austin and Waco and is the seat of Bell County.The population was 21,734 in 2017 according to a US Census Estimate.

Holland, Texas

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In 2010, the center of population of Texas was located in Bell County, near the town of Holland.
Holland is a town in Bell County, Texas, United States.

Killeen – Temple – Fort Hood metropolitan area

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Bell County is part of the Killeen–Temple, Texas, Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Killeen–Temple–Fort Hood is a metropolitan statistical area in Central Texas that covers three counties: Bell, Coryell, and Lampasas.

Robertson's Colony

In 1834–1835, Little River became part of Robertson's Colony, made up of settlers from Nashville, Tennessee, led by Sterling C. Robertson; they were the families of Captain Goldsby Childers, Robert Davison, John Fulcher, Moses Griffin, John Needham, Michael Reed and his son William Whitaker Reed, William Taylor, and Judge Orville T. Tyler.

William Whitaker Reed

In 1834–1835, Little River became part of Robertson's Colony, made up of settlers from Nashville, Tennessee, led by Sterling C. Robertson; they were the families of Captain Goldsby Childers, Robert Davison, John Fulcher, Moses Griffin, John Needham, Michael Reed and his son William Whitaker Reed, William Taylor, and Judge Orville T. Tyler.
William Whitaker Reed (January 23, 1816 - August 21, 1891) was a Tennessee native and a pioneer in the settlement of Bell County, Texas.

Miriam A. Ferguson

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In 1925, Miriam A. Ferguson, a native of the county, was inaugurated as the first woman governor of the state.
Ferguson was born Miriam Amanda Wallace in Bell County, Texas.

Milam County, Texas

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Bell County assumed its present boundaries with the 1860 resurvey of the line between Bell and Milam Counties.

Central Texas College

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The state founded Central Texas College in 1965 in Killeen.
Central Texas College was established by the citizens of Central Texas in 1965 to serve the western section of Bell County, Texas.

Luby's shooting

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On October 16, 1991, in what was called the Luby's shooting, disaffected employee George Jo Hennard, Jr., killed 23 people, and wounded 20 others, before killing himself.
Hennard yelled, "All women of Killeen and Belton are vipers! This is what you've done to me and my family! This is what Bell County did to me... this is payback day!"

2009 Fort Hood shooting

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On November 5 in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting, Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan killed 13 people, and wounded 30.
In addition, Texas Rangers, Texas DPS troopers, deputies from the Bell County Sheriff's Office, and FBI agents from Austin and Waco were dispatched to the base.

2014 Fort Hood shooting

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On April 2 in the 2014 Fort Hood shooting, Army Specialist Ivan Lopez killed three people and wounded 16.
During the shooting, the Bell County Communications Center dispatched deputies and troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety to the nearby post after receiving reports of an "active shooter", sheriff's Lt. Donnie Adams said.

Burnet County, Texas

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In 1852 the Fourth Texas Legislature created Burnet County from Bell, Travis and Williamson.

Temple Mall

In 1976, Temple Mall opened.
Temple Mall is one of two regional malls in Bell County, with the other being Killeen Mall, in nearby Killeen, Texas.

Peter Hansborough Bell

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The county was founded in 1850 and is named for Peter Hansborough Bell, the third governor of Texas.
Bell County, Texas is named for him.

Killeen Mall

The next year, the Killeen Mall opened, adding to retail choices in the area.
Killeen Mall is one of two regional malls in Bell County, with the other being Temple Mall, in nearby Temple.

Harker Heights, Texas

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Harker Heights is a city in Bell County, Texas, United States.

Little River-Academy, Texas

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Little River-Academy is a city in Bell County, Texas, United States.

Morgan's Point Resort, Texas

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Morgan's Point Resort is a city, or district of Belton Texas, in Bell County, Texas, United States.